1879 – He was born on the 1st day of January of this year at Tolcsva, Hungary.
1900 – He started his own company on this year, which he sold in 1904 to purchase his first nickelodeon.
1915 – He started Fox Film Corporation on this year.
1925 – He purchased the rights to the work on this year of Freeman Harrison Owens, the U.S. rights to the Tri-Ergon system invented by three German inventors, and the work of Theodore Case to create the Fox Movietone sound-on-film system, released in 1927.
1929 – He suffered injuries in an auto accident in the summer of this year and a 90% drop in the value of his stock during the Crash in this year.
1930 – He lost control of the company in this year during a hostile takeover.
1952 – He died in this year at the age of 73. None of the Hollywood producers came to his funeral.